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TS-GSM1

GSM Cellular Modem Peripheral

Starting at $69 (Qty. 100)

Highlights

  • Standard 16C550 COM port interface
  • Standard speeds, up to 115.2Kbaud
  • 230Kbaud supported in x2 mode
  • Jumper selectable as COM1-COM8
  • GSM SIM card socket

TS-GSM1 is a PC/104 (standard format) peripheral board that works with all Technologic Systems x86 and ARM embedded PCs to provide wireless Internet connectivity through GSM cellular service providers. Use one of the supported Sony-Ericsson cellular modem modules with this board for an off-the-shelf, low-cost solution.

Sierra Wireless has discontinued the Q64 module. New designs should use the TS-MULTI-104 to provide a cellular data connection.

Hardware

Jumpers are used to select one of eight standard COM port addresses for easy installation. The standard SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card socket allows instant installation of a standard GSM SIM card from any GSM cell phone. The on-board LED indicates modem status. In addition, the optional 10 Farad capacitor provides enough voltage for the modem internal registers in the absence of the main power supply. That “backup” power keeps the internal register in non-volatile state, enabling faster network connection after modem reset or power off.

Use one of the supported Sony-Ericsson cellular modem modules with this board for an off the-shelf, low-cost solution:

  • Sony-Ericsson GR64 quad band RoHS GSM cellular modem (NO longer available, --see below)
  • WaveCom Q64 quad band GSM cellular modem, currently shipping (replaces GR64, which is NO longer available) --see "Resources" tab for documentation


Note: The Q64 has an MMCX connector. An MMCX to SMC cable would be appropriate for external antenna.

Software

The TS-GSM1 board utilizes standard "GSM AT Modem" commands and provides status and data via the serial COM port. The standard serial 16C550 COM port interface appears as a selectable PC-compatible COM port for software compatibility and no special drivers are required. For example, the TS-Linux distribution already includes Linux drivers for the 16C550 UART chip by default. One can use any terminal emulator, such as minicom, to open and configure the serial port in use by this board with the appropriate /dev entry, enabling communication to the modem device plugged into the socket.

Detailed Feature List

  • Standard 16C550 COM port interface
  • Standard speeds, up to 115.2Kbaud
  • 230Kbaud supported in x2 mode
  • Jumper selectable as COM1-COM8
  • GSM SIM card socket
  • Hardware standoffs for modem mounting
  • Supports Sony-Ericsson GSM cellular modems for Europe and North America

Technologic Systems provides complete documentation for our mature products, including manuals, schematics, mechanical drawings, etc. The most recent documentation files are always made available through our website. If you don't find the documentation you are looking for, contact support for more information. Also, please make sure to visit our Embedded Systems Support webpage, our official WIKI and join our official Developers Forum.

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The prices below are available for sales orders requesting different quantities on a per release basis.

Quantity
Product Configuration 1
10 25 50 100 250+
TS-GSM1 $79 $79 $79 $79 $69 Call us

Product Customization

Technologic Systems can provide you with a custom tailored version of our standard product starting at minimum order sizes of 100 units or more. Customized products can be based on various combinations of many of the standard product features. There will be a one-time customization fee to cover the set up of your custom part number and production processes. Once the set up is complete the standard lead time for your customized product would be 6-8 weeks. Please contact us to get started on tailoring this product to meet your needs. In addition to tailoring our standard product to your needs, for slightly larger orders sizes, Technologic Systems can also provide a custom design based on this product to meet your mechanical requirements or to add features.

What's Included

Use the table below to configure your product and add it to your cart. If you have any questions, please contact us for assistance.

Product Configuration
Part # Description Price Qty Total
TS-GSM1 Cellular modem peripheral board (GSM cellular modem module not included) $79 $79

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